Emanuel Martinez, General Managing Director - Mr. Martinez is General Managing Director at GreenHills Ventures, LLC, a private investment company with offices in New York City. Emanuel manages all aspects of investments, fund management, financial structuring, financial reporting, and mergers & acquisitions activities for the firm and various investment funds. Prior to GreenHills Ventures, Mr. Martinez was directly involved with the $125 million sale of Sixdegrees.com to YouthStream Media Network (OTCBB:YSTM) and the $150 million sale of E@wonders to BuyItNow. From 1993 through 2001, Mr. Martinez was an active private investor and financial manager performing myriad of financing transactions on behalf of family offices and individual investors in companies including sixdegrees, E@wonders, Inlumen, Dial Corporation, Seagram's Beverage Corporation, and Olsten Financial Services. From 1985 through 1993, Mr. Martinez held several senior management level positions including Managing Director for Mergers & Acquisition for Citibank, NA and Vice President of Finance for American Express Corporation. Prior to Citibank, Mr. Martinez was involved in Coastal Oil's $1.7 billion acquisition of American Natural Resources. Mr. Martinez is on several advisory boards including the Sanford Weill Institute, the High School of Economics and Finance and E-POL, Inc. (a counter intelligence system for seamless and accurate exchange of information between Interpol and Federal Bureau agencies). In 1994, Emanuel was appointed by the Governor of Georgia, Zell Miller, to be a member of Operation Legacy Project whose mission was to attract major corporations to relocate their headquarters to Atlanta in preparation for the 1996 Centennial Olympics Games. Mr. Martinez holds a M.B.A in Finance and a B.A. in Accounting from St. John's University and completed the Harvard Business School Executive Program in Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Finance. Fluent in Spanish and conversant in Italian and Hebrew. Mr. Martinez is Certified Public Accountant (Inactive) and worked for Coopers & Lybrand, LLP prior to the firm's merger to Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP.
Managing Director - Mr. Tan brings tremendous
technology experience in manufacturing, distribution, retail, pharma,
and CRM. Mr. Tan oversaw the launch of sixdegrees.com, an internet
portal with over 10 million subscribers, Textrade.com, a textile
trading exchange with over 7,000 members in 50 countries, and production451.com,
a film industry portal and marketplace. Mr. Tan was Chief Information
Officer for Azerty Inc., a $800 million office supplies distributor
and was responsible for implementing major CRM and SCM initiatives
for the company. Mr. Tan held other senior executive positions at
medical, biotech, manufacturing and telemarketing companies servicing
clients such as IBM, Sony, Microsoft, Softbank, HP, Nashua, Staples,
Office Depot, and Medpath. Mt. Tan holds a B.A. in Mathematics and
Computer Science from SUNY Buffalo, New York.
Vinaykumar Hazare, Associate - Mr. Hazare
conducts due diligence on potential investment opportunities for GHV Fund, LP
and certain select sponsored investments for GHVWMG (Wealth Management Group).
Prior to GreenHills Ventures, Mr. Hazare worked in equity research at Sems
Capital Investment Management, LLC, a New York based value hedge fund
focusing on mid to micro-cap equity securities. Mr. Hazare is a Finance
and Accounting major at New York University, Stern School of Business. Mr.
Hazare holds the NASD Series 7 and 63 licenses.
Andrew M. Banks, Senior Legal Associate - Mr. Banks is a New York attorney currently serving as Legal Counsel at Greenhills Ventures, LLC. Mr Banks has performed an advisory function on several large commercial real estate and financing transactions in New York. Prior to this, Mr Banks served as an associate at ING, responsible for providing legal and financial expertise for real estate investment funds and the company's global commercial mortgage business. Mr Banks has previously held various business and financial functions within Lyondell Chemical and Seagate Technology. Mr Banks holds an LLM in Law and Finance from Duisenberg School of Finance, an MSc in International Finance from the University of Amsterdam Business School, an LLM in International Law from Leiden University, and an LLB (First Class) from the University of Strathclyde. Mr Banks has also undertaken research on international comparative securities laws at Columbia Law School and published research on developments in private equity and venture capital terms and financing.
Davide Montoni, Junior Associate- Mr. Montoni is responsible for managing and screening investment opportunities which fall inside the investment criteria for GHV Fund, LP and the GHV Global Wealth Management Group. Mr. Montoni also manages the firm�s relationships with financial institutional partners, advisors, and investment banking firms. Mr. Montoni conducts preliminary due diligence on companies seeking private equity investment. Prior to joining GreenHills Ventures, Mr. Montoni worked in an accounting capacity for Marriott, Inc and in Wealth Management at MetLife. Mr. Montoni is double majoring in Finance and Marketing at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.
Jonathan Picard, JD., Senior Associate - Mr. Picard conducts due diligence on potential investment opportunities for GHV Fund, LP and GHVWMH (Wealth Management Group). In his capacity, Mr. Picard leads the due diligence process with the companies and their senior management team. Prior to GreenHills Ventures, LLC., Mr. Picard worked as a law clerk for Sundstrom, Friedman & Fumero LLP, a law firm assisting and managing transactional, administrative, and litigation issues. Mr. Picard graduated from the Florida State University College of Law, magna cum laude. Mr. Picard is currently pursuing a Master of Laws in Taxation at the New York University School of Law. Mr. Picard passed the Florida Bar Exam.
Kenneth Perry, Jr, Senior Associate - Mr. Perry conducts due diligence on potential investment opportunities for GHV Fund, LP and GHVWMH (Wealth Management Group). In his capacity, Mr. Perry manages the due diligence process with the companies, senior management team, research firms, intellectual property attorneys, and industry related experts. Prior to joining GreenHills Ventures, Mr. Perry worked with Community Development Venture Capital Alliance as a research analyst. Mr. Perry graduated from New York University School of Law and Phi Beta Kappa from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. Mr. Perry is awaiting admittance to the New York Bar.